Jesus, these Barbra Streisand quotes about Michael Jackson's Leaving Neverland accusers are rough

Every now and then, our cultural zeitgeist coughs up a new public Rorschach test, the sort of big, emotionally charged issue that almost everyone can have an opinion on, and almost everyone can get really mad at other people for having the wrong opinion on. The internet has, of course, accelerated this process…

Julianne Moore was fired from Can You Ever Forgive Me? because she wanted a fat suit and fake nose

In a turn oddly fitting for a movie all about deception and controversy, a weird wrinkle has recently cropped up in the backstory of last year’s true-crime delight Can You Ever Forgive Me?. A few weeks ago, Julianne Moore opened up publicly about how she was still kind of miffed about getting fired from the part of…

Get Involved, Internet: Help change the name of Dripping Springs, TX to Pound Town

It sounds dirty, but we swear it’s not. A GoFundMe campaign seeking to change the name of Dripping Springs, TX, a tiny Hays County hamlet west of Austin, to Pound Town. Yes, we’re aware that’s what your uncle calls his bedroom, but the goal here isn’t to make Mom blush, but rather to honor town founders Dr. Joseph and…

Somebody wrote a hilarious, pitch-black Saved By The Bell script that unravels the Tori Paradox

Chuck Klosterman’s 2003 book Sex, Drugs And Cocoa Puffs caused millennials everywhere to revisit the latter-day episodes of Saved By The Bell, when a leather-clad Tori Scott stepped in for Kelly Kapowski and Jessie Spano for 10 confusing episodes. Klosterman argues that the “Tori Paradox” isn’t so much confusing as it…

Bohemian Rhapsody's Oscar-winning editor agrees that, yes, that one scene is edited very badly

Bohemian Rhapsody’s got a lot of problems, though one that’s drummed up a surprising amount of online vitriol is its editing, with one scene in particular becoming a source of viral fascination. Last week, we shared a video breaking down the 60 cuts spread throughout a 104-second scene where Queen meets their…

Ryan Murphy's satirical Netflix series The Politician gets synopsis, premiere date

American Horror Story and Pose creator Ryan Murphy will christen his pivot to Netflix with The Politician, a comedy starring Pitch Perfect’s Ben Platt as a teenage go-getter with eyes on the Oval Office. Today, the streamer has shared a synopsis for the satirical comedy series, as well as a premiere date for its first…

Twin Peaks: The Return to be thoroughly discussed in a live, 18-hour charity podcast

For anyone still waking up hearing the reality-bending scream that ended Twin Peaks: The Return, an upcoming, ridiculously long podcast is here to help soothe your mind. Over the course of 18 goddamned hours, film critics Darren Mooney and Andrew Quinn will raise money for the Irish Cancer Society’s annual Daffodil…

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